Lex Amicitia draws a long history of the law of friendship – from Aristotle to Derrida – into a contemporary context: scouring the backrooms, bars and ill-lit alcoves, the corridors and side-rooms where the interior engine of institutional decisions operates. The intimate public sphere is fueled by...
To Be Published December 31st 2013 by Routledge
Literature and Other Minor Jurisprudences
To Be Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
History, Film, and International Tribunals
Series: Discourses of Law
The Scene of the Mass Crime takes up the unwritten history of the peculiar yet highly visible form of war crimes trials. These trials are the first and continuing site of the interface of law, history and film. From Nuremberg to the contemporary trials in Cambodia, film, in particular, has been...
Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge
The essays collected here under the governing signs, Law, Text, Terror have their origins in a singular and topical desire. Their motive is most immediately that of acknowledging the massive and eccentric contribution of the philologist, psychoanalyst and Romanist jurist Pierre Legendre to the...
Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish
The Legality of the Contingent
This timely and assured book provides a unique guide to critical legal studies which is one of the most exciting developments within contemporary jurisprudence. It is the first book to systematically apply a critical philosophy to the substance of common law. The book develops a coruscating and...
Published May 18th 1994 by Routledge